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Distributor Territory Manager

Posted 4 January by AkzoNobel Ended
Full-timeDecember 21, 2017

United Kingdom, England, London

Business unit: DP North West Europe

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Distributor Territory Manager

London Territory

Salary £30,000 - £36,500 based on experience PLUS bonus, company car, fuel card, 25days holiday, pension, staff discounts & flexible benefits package including childcare vouchers and more!

If you are an experienced sales professional who hits targets and focused on adding value for customers this role with AkzoNobel is for you. Home to world class brands we are recognised the world over for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering market leading products. We are a company that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. As Distributor Territory Manager you will maximise sales and profit for our trade, retail and automotive brands for designated customers in your sales territory.

As Distributor Territory Manager you will focus on delivering volume, sales, margin & cash collection targets as well as developing new business opportunities. This will involve maintaining and developing existing and new customers through appropriate propositions and ethical sales methods as well as quality of service. You will build strong customer relationships and execute sales plans, marketing initiatives, new product launches, promotions and more to grow profitability. You will review our brand presence and maintain our brand leadership status by regularly merchandising our products to gain maximum awareness in store. Important will be the ability to deliver customer service levels that ensure the market continues to use AkzoNobel products above all others.

The successful candidate will have gained extensive experience in sales / account management within a FMCG environment and have a focus on continuous improvement to improve business processes and performance. You will be good at building relationships at all levels and possess excellent communication and financial skills. You will have an understanding of category management and an eye for effective merchandising. Self-motivated, you excel at achieving targets and are resilient in negotiations. You will also be the sort of person who is passionate about excellence and delivers on commitments. A full driving licence is essential.

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while bringing colour to peoples lives. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.

At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be Distributor Territory Manager in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please visit our website via the link.

AkzoNobel. Where your ideas go far.

Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.


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January 15, 2018

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DP North West Europe

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